Issue 37 - Survivability

18 Dec 2014 Issue 37 HE Alert Bulletin

Surviving the unexpected, the emergencies which raise their ugly heads in so many different guises, is the theme of this issue.

Bulletin Articles

03 Dec 2014

HE01290 - Extant Resolutions and Circulars relating to emergency preparedness

Lifeboat safety has been a cause for concern for a number of years. In 2007, at a Lifeboat Safety Conference in London, Heike Hoppe from the Maritime Safety Division at the IMO, presented an overview of IMO2019s work on lifeboat safety.

HE Alert Article
03 Dec 2014

HE01285 - Enclosed space management system

The methods for coping with enclosed spaces on ships and installations are in many cases based around a risk assessments ranging from one created for every space to just one generic risk assessment created regardless of the space.

HE Alert Article
04 Dec 2014

HE01300 - A comprehensive list of Industry Guides and relevant sections of SOLAS and STCW

To accompany the centrespread feature in Alert! Issue No. 37, January 2015 Keywords: survivability, lifesaving, security, safety; emergency preparedness

HE Alert Article
15 Dec 2014

Enclosed Spaces – management and training

The safety of persons entering and working in enclosed spaces at sea is always of critical importance; it therefore follows that any new concepts relating to the subject merit discussion. Two such new concepts, relating to training and management have been developed.

HE Alert Article
18 Dec 2014

Crisis at Sea – how to move on

Crises are a well-known element of the working environment at sea. Life on board entails risks and as a consequence elaborate safety plans and training exercises are often reviewed and rehearsed in order to address potential crisis situations.

HE Alert Article
22 Dec 2014

Issue 37 Editorial

Everyone involved in the design, build and operation of ships has a responsibility for ensuring that accidents do not occur either to the ship or its systems or to the people who are working and living onboard.

HE Alert Article
12 Jan 2015

HE01280 - On future ship safety – people, complexity and systems

This paper considers the characteristics of risk and the important influences of the human element, innovative solutions and complex engineered systems on the future of maritime safety. Residual risk remains once all practicable steps have been taken to manage the risks.

HE Alert Article
18 Dec 2014

Survivability - Resolutions and Circulars and Industry Guides

Firefighting and Damage Control; etc. Livesaving; Personal Survival/Medical; Communications /Search and Rescue; Crisis Management; Security; Training and Drills, & Lessons Learned

HE Alert Centre Spread